The Obama regime denied three requests for military backup while the terrorist attack in Benghazi was ongoing
One of the questions that has bothered the hell out of me in regards to the terrorist attack on the United States consulate in Libya on the anniversary of September 11th is this: If the attack lasted for six to seven hours why was the airforce not sent in to relieve the situation on the ground when by all accounts they were only one to two hours from the action?
We still don’t know the answer to that question but according to this article we now know that it wasn’t because the people on the ground didn’t need or ask for the help. We now know from sources on the ground that the CIA requested backup three times while the attack was ongoing and were denied all three times.
Not only that but twice–once when the fighting started and once when the safe house Chris Stevens was rushed to was attacked–people who were close to the scene were ordered to ‘stand down’ instead of going to the aid of Chris Stevens. Eventually the call of duty and honor drove three former Navy SEALs to break orders and rush to the aid of Chris Stevens, all three died while doing what was right in the face of failed leadership.
Despite the fact that there were drones flying overhead and the action was being watched in real time, Leon Panetta stated that there wasn’t enough information on the attack at the time to rush in reinforcements and save our diplomat and the heroes who rushed in to save him.
So who denied the three requests for military intervention? CIA director David Petraeus claims the order did not come from the CIA, which means it must have come from higher up in the chain.
This leads us to the conclusion that the order must have come from Barack Obama himself sometime in between his attendance at a campaign fundraiser in Las Vegas and when he went to bed while the attack was ongoing. You have to have priories I guess and Barack Obama’s number one priority wasn’t leading while this attack was ongoing but rather scheming to get reelected. We have to believe somewhere around this time the idea to blame a You Tube video was hatched.
And then when you couple all this news with the other big news of the day; Hillary Clinton’s lawyer is claiming the Secretary of State did in fact order more security for Chris Stevens before the September 11th attack but this request was denied by Barack Obama himself and we now have a full blown conspiracy and cover up on our hands.
Why did Barack Obama deny a request for more security before an attack which he had actionable intelligence was coming, and why did he decide not to send reinforcements in once the attack started?
There is much more to this story than we know of at this point and now it appears as if Barack Obama is hiding more than just his failed leadership, inaction, and utter incompetence and it makes a person wonder of the rumors of a much larger Fast and Furious operation is in fact what he is hiding. Was the United States trafficking weapons to the rebels in Syria, and was Chris Stevens expendable because he was getting to close to the truth?
Even if this is just wild speculation and Barack Obama was merely incompetent he has been lying to the American people for weeks while trying to preserve his reputation and his failed foreign policy by covering up the events of that fateful day and one has to wonder how anyone can vote for a man that put his personal goals ahead of saving the lives of four Americans who are now dead because of his failed policies and unwillingness to do anything to save them.